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Poultry Industry News By Category: Environmental Management
16 January 2018
New and improved Countryside Stewardship Offers open for applications
New Countryside Stewardship Offers introduced to help more farmers and land managers protect wildlife and enhance the environment....
11 January 2018
Environmental policy and food production must go hand-in-hand
Farming and the environment must go hand-in-hand and producing quality, home-grown food is critical to the future of the country, the NFU said today....
09 January 2018
Sovereign Foods Welcomes Lift of Prohibition at Hartbeespoort Plant
Sovereign Foods today announced that the City of Tswhane’s Health and Social Development and the Department of Health (DOH) has lifted the prohibition notice imposed on its plant in Hartbeespoort on 27 December 2017 for the Listeria bacterium. ...
03 January 2018
'Clean Meat' Start-Up Pecks Up $3M in Seed Funding; Partners with Industry Leaders
ISRAEL - SuperMeat, the Israeli biotech and food-tech startup, announced yesterday it has raised $3M in seed funding and has formed a strategic partnership with PHW, one of Europe’s largest poultry producers, and an equity investor in the company....
Closure of Open System Poultry Farms to be Ordered
MALAYSIA - Several commercial chicken farms which have been operating under the open rearing system will be ordered to cease operations, said Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan, the current Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan....
12 December 2017
Al Rawdah Becomes First Solar Powered Poultry Farm in UAE
UAE - Emirates Modern Poultry Company (Al Rawdah), the largest poultry farm in the UAE, has announced the conversion of its food processing unit at their Dubai facility into a solar powered plant, making it the first solar powered food processing unit...
05 December 2017
Call for Urgent Action on Food, Nutrition Security, Report Reveals
EU - As part of an unprecedented global InterAcademy Partnership project by 130 science academies, a team of scientists from across Europe undertook a two-year, extensive analysis on the future of food, nutrition, agriculture, and health....
30 November 2017
Getting a Better Handle on Methane Emissions from Livestock
US - Cattle, swine and poultry contribute a hefty portion to the average American's diet, but raising all this livestock comes at a cost to the environment: The industry produces a lot of methane, a potent greenhouse gas....
23 November 2017
Court Gives EPA More Time to Provide Reporting Assistance to Poultry, Egg Producers
US - The District of Columbia Court of Appeals issued a court order granting a request by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) to extend the stay that delays...
22 November 2017
Finding Real-Life Solutions to Growing Food Waste Epidemic
US - The US is now in the biggest week of the year for eating. One estimate shows Americans will spend nearly three billion dollars on Thanksgiving dinner food in 2017....
20 November 2017
Study Shows Turkey Waste May Have Future as Fuel for Heat, Electricity
ISRAEL - While turkeys at Thanksgiving are an age-old custom, a new study shows that turkey excrement may have a future as a fuel for heat and electricity....
06 November 2017
3000 Poultry Farms Operating in Afghanistan
AFGHANISTAN - Afghandost is the only supplier capable of offering a wide range of solutions to the country's poultry sector. ...
02 November 2017
EPA Requests More Time Before Poultry Producers Submit CERCLA Reports; USPOULTRY Provides Reporting Guidance
US - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has filed a petition with the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia requesting an extension of the current stay of the mandate to submit reports notifying first responders of the release of low...
Johor to Shut Down Poultry Farm That Contaminated River
MALAYSIA - The Johor state government yesterday decided to shut down a poultry farm allegedly responsible for ammonia pollution in the Johor River last Friday....
01 November 2017
Johor Orders Shutdown of Poultry Farm, Fertiliser Processing Plant
MALAYSIA - The state government has ordered the closure of both the poultry farm and a fertiliser processing plant which caused a major ammonia contamination in Sungai Johor recently....
30 October 2017
EPA Releases Guidance on Reporting CAFO Air Emissions
US - Farms releasing hazardous substances to air from animal wastes within any 24-hour period must notify NRC beginning 15 November, Dairy Business Association (DBA) reports....
Illegal Poultry Farm Found to Cause Ammonia Pollution; Govt Orders Shutdown
MALAYSIA - An illegal poultry farm that also makes fertiliser using chicken manure has been found to be the source of ammonia pollution in Sungai Johor that led to the temporary shut down of three water treatment plants since Friday....
23 October 2017
Global CO2 Emissions Stalled for Third Consecutive Year
GLOBAL - The annual assessment of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the JRC and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) confirms that CO2 emissions have stalled for the third year in a row....
04 October 2017
Warming Unlikely to Impact Animal Agriculture in Northeast
US - Climate change will not significantly impair animal agriculture in the Northeast region of the United States, according to a multidisciplinary team of researchers, who point out there are many variables in the future scenario they envision....
03 October 2017
USPOULTRY’s Seminar Focused on Live Production, Processing Environmental Concerns
US - More than 130 poultry and egg industry environmental professionals recently gathered in Destin, Florida, to attend USPOULTRY’s Environmental Management Seminar....
02 October 2017
Win-win Strategies for Climate, Food Security
GLOBAL - Climate policies that target agriculture and forests could lead to increased food prices, but reducing deforestation and increasing soil carbon sequestration in agriculture could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions while avoiding risk...
29 September 2017
Tyson Poultry Inc Resolves Federal Concerns About 2014 Incident
US - Tyson Poultry, Inc. has taken full responsibility for a 2014 environmental incident at the company’s Monett, Missouri, facility....
26 September 2017
Climate Insurance Rarely Well Thought Out in Agriculture
GLOBAL - Internationally subsidised agricultural insurance is intended to protect farmers in developing countries from the effects of climate change....
25 September 2017
USPOULTRY Releases Sixth Video in Series Highlighting Poultry, Egg Farm Environmental Stewardship
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a sixth video in a series highlighting environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms. The video features one of USPOULTRY’s Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award winners, Bullard Farms...
22 September 2017
USPOULTRY Recognises Tyson River Valley Animal Foods, Keystone Foods with Clean Water Awards
US - The US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has awarded the 2017 Clean Water Award to Tyson Foods River Valley Animal Foods in Scranton, Arkansas, and Keystone Foods in Gadsden, Alabama....
 
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